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The military returned the remains of seven Native American children to their tribal families. Many of the children have been reinterred on their native lands, the U.S. Army said.
Native American remains exhumed from Carlisle cemetery do not match Native American boy, U.S. Army says.
Remains exhumed from a cemetery at the Carlisle Barracks do not belong to the Native American teenager recorded to have been buried there.
The disinterment process, which began over the weekend, is the fifth at Carlisle since 2017.
The remains of eight Native American children who died at the former Carlisle Indian Industrial School will soon be reunited with family members.
Aleut family members will return the remains of one child to Saint Paul Island in Alaska, and Rosebud Sioux descendants will take nine children back to a tribal veteran’s cemetery in South Dakota or to private family plots.